Historical Events in December 1844

  • Dec 3 RC Society Apostole of Prayer forms

Election of Interest

Dec 4 James Knox Polk elected 11th US President

  • Dec 11 1st dental use of nitrous oxide in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Dec 21 The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement.
  • Dec 30 Opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg)